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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Recommended vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: * Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough): One dose Tdap for those who have never been immunized....

Exercise helps lower back pain, experts say

Most people suffer from lower back pain at one point or another, but treating it remains hit and miss. Research reported by Reuters says that...

Are you allergic? Ragweed brings cold-like symptoms

As many as 20 percent of North Americans are allergic to ragweed pollen, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The pollen...

What’s the Hurry?

In today's connected culture, we are becoming more and more frantic and impatient. The reason, according to Fortune magazine, is that many people are...

Second person ill from Loudoun County Chipotle

STERLING, VA. – A second person has tested positive for norovirus after eating at a Virginia Chipotle before it was temporarily closed last week...

Lack of sunlight affects brain power, study says

It has long been known that sunlight can affect mood. A new study shows that sunlight, or lack of it, can affect thinking power. Short-term...

How to avoid heat-related illness during extreme summer temperatures

With the temperatures slated to be north of 95 degrees throughout the weekend, it is important to be on alert for overheating.  According to...

Bitters have a rich history

Of all the herbs in common use, bitters have the most storied history. The Germans swear by them to aid in digestion. Author Ernest Hemingway...

Seniors swim their way to health

High blood pressure, bad balance, arthritis -- these are common problems for seniors. Still, all the experts say you should get out there and exercise. If...

Sharing medical data with the adult kids can be sensitive

Getting your adult son or daughter involved in your medical care can be quite helpful, especially in terms of doctor's appointments and managing prescriptions. But...